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46th Annual Bluegrass & Old-Time Fiddlers Convention
Posted on 05.18.17

It’s time for the 46th Annual Mount Airy Bluegrass & Old-Time Fiddlers Convention! 

The Old-Time music tradition born in Surry County and the sounds of sweet music will carry throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains from local, national and international musicians

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Christmas Lights: A Holiday Tradition
Posted on 12.02.16

From elaborate walk-through and drive-through displays, to families decorating their homes with thousands of lights set to music, to our beautifully decorated downtowns and Main Streets, this area is known for our Christmas lights! Save this blog post, because we will update it with more Christmas l

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Fall and Halloween Activities in Mount Airy and the Yadkin Valley NC!
Posted on 09.27.16

UPCOMING FALL FESTIVALS 

October 1, 2016-Surry Sonker Festival at the Edwards Franklin House-1pm-5pm. The Sonker Festival is a Surry County tradition, presented each year by the Surry County Historical Society. It is held the first Saturday in Oct

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An All-American SUMMER Celebration in Mayberry – Fourth of July, Motorcycles, and More
Posted on 06.29.16

Spend an All-American Fourth of July in Mount Airy, NC! We have many events and festivities planned all weekend, as well as on the 4th of July, and plenty of great places to stay, including hotels, bed & breakfasts, camping, cabins, vacation rental homes, and more!

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Miss Angel’s Heavenly Pies July 4th Pie Eating Contest for Charity
Posted on 06.22.16

Whether you love fresh-baked apple pies or chocolate cream pies, you can get your face full of them July 4 at the 4th Annual Pie Eating Contest for Charity sponsored by Miss Angel’s Heavenly Pies in Downtown Mount Airy.

“This is our 4th year and it just keeps getting bigger and bet

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Art & Nature Festival Scheduled for Saturday, June 11
Posted on 06.08.16

The Surry Arts Council, Minglewood Nature Preserve, and the Mount Airy Photography Club are joining  to provide free art and nature experiences for all ages on Saturday and Sunday June 11th.

Headlining the festival will be award winning nature photographer. Photographing in the Smokie

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Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention and Free Workshops and Jams
Posted on 05.18.16

It’s time for the Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention! Don’t miss the free workshops, demonstrations, and jams on Friday! See below for the full schedule!

The Mount Airy TDA & Veterans Memorial Park Inc. is providing FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE June 1st

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Downtown Mount Airy Eatery, Down Home Restaurant, Joins the Surry Sonker Trail
Posted on 05.18.16

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – The Surry Sonker Trail has a new member as the Down Home Restaurant came on board in March. Down Home opened in the location formerly occupied by Granite City BBQ and replaced it on this confectionary trail in Surry County.

Sandra Johnson and Bonnie Reynolds

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Herbal Medicine Weekends Offered at Wellspring Mountain, as well as special events and primitive camping
Posted on 05.13.16

LOWGAP, N.C. – Wellspring Mountain Retreat and Educational Center, home of the Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine, will host three herbal weekend intensives this summer.

Each weekend intensive is designed to educate members of the general public about a key component of the her

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Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival
Posted on 03.31.16

The 2016 Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in beautiful Downtown Mount Airy, NC. The festival features top North Carolina wineries and craft beer producers, wo

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